Monday, May 6, 2002, Chandigarh, India


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Dearer fuel & fine: Operators in a fix
New Delhi, May 5
Even as the Government of NCT of Delhi makes last-minute calculations to arrive at a revised fare for the buses and auto-rickshaws in the wake of hike in the price of CNG fuel, the Joint Action Committee of Bus Operators today reiterated its threat of plying fewer buses tomorrow.

A small man’s big gesture rebuffed
New Delhi, May 5
Evading taxes is a common man’s preoccupation and the exchequers’ nightmare. Irrespective of one’s income the thought that a part of the hard-earned booty will find its way in to the sarkari pockets is far from comforting.

DTC told not to charge fare for untravelled distance
New Delhi, May 5
Taking a serious view of the DTC’s fare structure and dubbing it an unfair trade practice, a consumer court in the Capital has asked the corporation to come out with a new point-to-point fare structure within a month.

Internet cafes or porn dhabas?
Panipat, May 5
Twenty-year-old Vikas, a student of a local college, does not know how to operate internet, yet he surfs for hours at a cyber café on the G.T. Road. Reason: Internet has great “entertainment” power — A euphemism for erotic sites.

Fire destroys several timber and vegetable shops in a wholesale market in New Delhi. (28k, 56k)


Jhuggis demolished in Shakarpur to pave the way for the construction of a road from Noida to Vikas Marg in the Capital.
Jhuggis demolished in Shakarpur to pave the way for the construction of a road from Noida to Vikas Marg in the Capital. — Photo Anil Sharma

An inert admn ‘wakes up’
Ghaziabad, May 5
Winds of change are sweeping Uttar Pradesh these days, change that spells speed, fear and a perceptible transformation in the attitude of the functionaries of the Administration and the police. Gone are the days of a fossilised system and a moribund bureaucracy.

Lovers end lives in public square
Ghaziabad, May 5
They decided to live together and die together. And thereby hangs a tale of true love which believes in dying together if society and fate conspire to keep them apart. They were really made for each other. They were love personified!


‘Juvenile Justice Act exists only on paper’
New Delhi, May 5
Criticising the police, judiciary and the Delhi Government, the amicus curiae appointed by the Delhi High Court has stated that the Juvenile Justice Act existed only on paper and there was no awareness about the Act among the authorities.

Mandawali Railway Bridge waiting to see the light of day
New Delhi, May 5
Date back to February 5, 1992. The foundation stone of long-awaited Mandawali Railway Bridge was laid. It was officially announced that the bridge would be completed in 11 months.

Much water has flowed under the ‘bridge’ since 1992.

Much water has flowed under the ‘bridge’ since 1992.

‘Save Ganga Yatra’  from May 19
New Delhi, May 5
As part of the campaign to keep the holy river clean, spiritual leaders, Gandhians, intellectuals and social activists will undertake a ‘Save Ganga Yatra’ from May 19. The ‘yatra’ from Delhi to Gangotri—the origin of the Gangess—and Gangotri to Gangasagar—the confluence of the river with the Bay of Bengal—is being organised by the ‘Save Ganga Movement.’

Election to Haryana teachers’ union held
Rohtak, May 5
A senior lecturer in the English Department at the Gaur Brahmin Degree College, Dr J.N.Sharma, was appointed the Press secretary, Haryana College Teacher’s Union. Mr K.S.Dhilllon and Mr Pawan Sharma, the newly elected president and general secretary respectively of the union on Saturday said Mr Jagatveer Sehrawat of Jat College, Rohtak, was nominated as the organising secretary.

  • Truck Recovered
  • 2 children killed
  • Carjack
  • Students’ wrath
  • Group clash
  • 2 Suicide attempts
  • Free textbooks



Robbery foiled in Sadar Bazar
New Delhi, May 5
With the courage and presence of mind shown by a businessman and cops, a robbery bid was foiled in the Sadar Bazar area. Two youths, armed with a country-made pistol and a knife, went to the first-floor office of a businessman, Mr Pankaj Gupta, who had his shop in the Chuleh Wali Gali.

  • Constable killed

  • Shops gutted


Mother’s Day: It is time to show a little filial affection
OD could not be everywhere, so he made mother. Mother and motherhood, God’s greatest gift to human being. Mother, who is the symbol of love, affection and care, sacrifices herself for her children.

  • Toughened glass
  • Trousers a la mode
  • Trendy collection
  • Summer-friendly
  • Apparel for kids
  • Portable water
  • Trendy casual



Students vow to fulfill the dreams of Mahatma Gandhi
THE students of Vanasthali Public School, Mayur Vihar and Patparganj, took out a sadhbhavna yatra and pledged to fulfill the dreams of Mahatma Gandhi. Nearly 1000 students marched in the Capital with the Tricolour to spread the message of love, brotherhood, and peace.

ISHWARALLAH: The Vanasthali School students take pledge to fulfill the dreams of the Mahatma

ISHWARALLAH: The Vanasthali School students take pledge to fulfill the dreams of the Mahatma
  • Kids’ carnival

  • Maths olympiads

  • Dance Day

  • Earth Day

  • Sports Day

  • Seminar on career

Life is a challenge – face it with a smile
XPECT trouble as an inevitable part of life and when it comes, hold your head high, look at it squarely in the eye and say, “I will be bigger than you. You cannot defeat me.” The indomitable will as exhibited by the people of Gujarat, who put the earthquake-shaken city back on its feet, in record time, is admirable and reassuring.

IGNOU’s  professional courses’ test  on August 4
New Delhi, May 5
The Indira Gandhi National Open University will conduct an entrance test all over the country for the admission to professional courses on August four.


HC stays warrant issued by CMM
New Delhi, May 5
The Delhi High Court has stayed the operation of a warrant issued by the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate here, asking the Tihar Jail Superintendent to produce the accused who was sent to a Sonepat court for appearing in a case and detained there.



Patients writhe in pain as docs play Shylock
DELHI has some of the finest hospitals. It also has some of the most unscrupulous medical men taking the patients and their families for a ride. Any place, a national capital or a national capital region, would be judged by the quality of health care that it provides.

  • True to Hippocratic Oath

  • River of Fire

  • Love, Life & Leisure

  • Stray Dogs


Rajdhani drub Scindia in Goswami Cricket
New Delhi, May 5
Rajdhani Sports Club drubbed Scindia Club by six wickets in the opening match of the 29th Goswami Ganesh Dutt Memorial Cricket Tournament at the Sant Harchand Singh Longowal Sports Complex at SGTB Khalsa College ground in the Capital on Sunday.

Budding cricketers keep their nose to the grindstone
Rohtak, May 5
A bunch of budding Haryana cricketers presently attending a coaching camp organised by Haryana Cricket Association at Rohtak does not find it difficult to beat the extended hands of fielders. However, the guys do find it hard to beat the scorching sun.

THE HARYANA HURRICANES: Cricketers at the off-season camp in Rohtak.

THE HARYANA HURRICANES: Cricketers at the off-season camp in Rohtak.

Hemant, Rohit star in Ramjas win
Hemant KumarNew Delhi, May 5
Hemant Kumar’s crushing bowling performance, which earned him seven wickets at the cost of just 18 runs, and a stroke-filled unbeaten century by Rohit Sharma enabled Ramjas School No 2 beat Jaat Heroes by 65 runs and enter the quarter final of the Jayanti Devi Under-15 Cricket Tournament, organised by the Maharaja Agarsen Sports Club, at the Ashok Vihar ground in the Capital.

Kartikey Bhatia bowls  R R Gym into final
New Delhi, May 5
Kartikey Bhatia produced a deadly bowling spell of 5 for 29 to help R R Gymkhana beat Madan Lal Cricket Academy by six runs to enter the final of the first Gyan Prakash Memorial Under-17 Cricket Tournament at the Mohan Meakin ground in Ghaziabad.


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